Moth Survey Information

Montefiore Woodland Moth Evening ResultThe word “moth” may conjure up images of drab brown insects sticking to your screen door on a summer night. But there’s much more to these mostly-nocturnal fliers than meets the eye. Moths are insects with two pairs of broad wings covered in microscopic scales, typically drably coloured and held flat when at rest.

Moths are chiefly nocturnal, and lack the clubbed antennae of butterflies they also offer a huge array of ecological benefits, from pollinating plants to feeding birds and bats around the globe.

The survey listed below is from the Moth Evening in Montefiore Woodland on Saturday 10th August.

Sightings recorded for National Moth Night 2013 by David Gardner from Kent Butterflies and Moths – with thanks from the Friends of Montefiore Woodland

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Montefiore Community Woodland TR3888265676

Moths seen 10th August 2013

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UK CodeCommon NameStatus
642 Batia unitella Local
647 Brown House-moth Common
658 Carcina quercana Common
706 Agonopterix nervosa Common
772 Carpatolechia fugitivella Unstated
779 Bryotropha affinis Unstated
787 Bryotropha terrellaLocal
873 Blastobasis adustella Local
969 Chequered Fruit-tree Tortrix Common
994 Clepsis consimilana Common
998 Light Brown Apple MothUnstated
1702 Small Fan-footed Wave Common
1713 Riband Wave Common
1742 Yellow Shell Common
2050 Common FootmanCommon
2061 Buff Ermine Common
2091 Dark Sword-grass Unstated
2092 Shuttle-shaped Dart Common
2107 Large Yellow UnderwingCommon
2111 Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow UnderwingCommon
2155 Dot Moth Common
2193 ClayCommon
2283 Dark Dagger Common
2289 Knot Grass Common
2292 Tree-lichen BeautyUnstated
2295 Marbled GreenLocal
2297 Copper UnderwingCommon
2303 Straw Underwing Common
2318 Dun-bar Common
2341 Cloaked Minor Common
2343 Common Rustic Common
2441 Silver Y Common
2477 SnoutCommon